Renault Megane RS N4 (2011)

Known for its attractive design, and winning the acclaim and the beginning of the quality of the engine, the Renault Megane RS 250 now generates rally, N4, for private teams and riders.

As the only manufacturer to offer a "complete rally'-series based on the rules of the group F, the Renault Sport Technologies now Renault Mégane RS N4 add to its range. Developed for racing on asphalt, it is set to establish a new standard.

With the same intrinsic qualities Mégane Renault Sport 250, the new model builds on a legacy of Group N Renault approved spans a quarter century: 5 GT Turbo, Turbo R11 R21 Turbo 2L 16V R19, Clio Williams and Clio RS.

Designed to contain costs, the Group N regulations impose strict rules on changes to be made in the original machine. This limitation is the front part is used Renault Megane RS N4, which gets the benefits of technology in the production model. PerfoHub independent steering axis front suspension design has allowed engineers to assemble the platform, which combines traction, stability and comfort of driving safely. Use three-way adjustable dampers allow settings can be adapted for all types of driving.

Under the hood, the yield of 2, 0 16V Turbo has been enhanced with an optimized electronic engine controls. Despite regulatory constraints, the Mégane Renault Sport's engine makes 265hp and 470 N4 Nm of torque and is linked to a five-speed H-pattern gearbox, developed specifically for this purpose. On the strength of his experience, Renault Sport Technologies has tried to develop an innovative package, reliable and high performance also takes into account the concept of cost control at each stage of development. The intention is to make Renault Megane RS N4 accessible to all drivers, and be both easy to operate and economical to use. Like all vehicles in its range of rally, N4 Mégane Renault Sport will be sold by Renault Sport Technologies, in the form of a kit that contains all the specifics.

Renault Mégane Sport: PRODUCTION OF SUMMIT CAR by Renault Sport Technologies

Opened in 2009, the Megane RS 250 is the last production car to date by Renault Sport Technologies. Hailed by the media and the owners, noted for its excellent performance and handling. Powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder 2.0 16V 250 hp and 340 Nm of torque generation, the Mégane Renault Sport is also distinguished by its characteristic structure PerfoHub management architecture with independent front suspension axle which allows the control and the suspension to work independently of each other.
To achieve a perfect drive, the gearbox has a limited slip differential. Recognizable at first glance, the sporty design of the Mégane RS is underscored by the front bumper with integrated F1-inspired aerodynamic splitter, rear diffuser and the exhaust outlet and the center position.

Group N: Privateer SPIRIT RACING

According to the FIA, which determines the technical standards, the Group N cars is open to mass production, more than 2,500 identical units produced during a period of 12 consecutive months. Founded in 1982, the group N is the category in which cars are closest to production models. The rules allow only a few limited modifications to keep costs low. Only small changes can make the engine, for example, in relation to the production version - the ECU and exhaust can be modified in accordance with strict rules. To ensure reliability, the bulbs of transmission can be specific, but must be mounted in the original case.

Mégane Renault Sport + N = GROUP Mégane Renault Sport N4

The development of the Renault Megane RS N4, Renault Sport Technologies has drawn attention to the performance of the model leads to the production of the car, in which both works and is inexpensive to operate, the whole spirit of the N-group settings. Drivers will be able to achieve high-class on-road, all the budget reasonable and controlled. Transferred to the front wheels with suspension 265hp Mégane Renault Sport N4 was impeccable. Thanks for setting and PerfoHub latest generation of suspension, handling and stability are both equally impressive.


First used in late 1980, Super Production version of R21 Turbo, the steering axle independent front axle was introduced on a production car on Mégane Renault Sport. Allowing the suspension and steering to work independently of each other, this mechanism MéganeRenaultsport N4 to enjoy handling and traction of the highest quality.
Most recent suspension systems

Designed in collaboration with Öhlins suspension consists of four buffers spring with the latest technology available. The shocks are shock three-way adjustable rebound damping (high and low speed compression, rebound). This allows a wide range of adjustments to suit the profile of the road, the grip level, weather conditions and driving style. The quality of these suspension systems allow drivers to take full advantage of BF Goodrich tires mounted on rims 18 inches, and realize their full potential in the special long.


On the front is the Renault Megane RS N4 equipped with 355 mm discs and four-piston calipers in one piece. At the rear is the grooved disc taken from the standard production model equipped with two-piston fixed calipers. As required by the rules of racing, the ABS is disabled. Inside the cabin, allows a system operator limiter control rear brake pressure. In accordance with the rules is the master cylinder and pedal taken from the production model. Essential to hairpins, has a vertical grip operated hydraulic handbrake was added to the standard braking system.

Engine and transmission: Renault EVERY HEART

A major benefit is to be postponed MéganeRenaultsport F4RT 250 1998 cc 16-valve turbocharged engine. In the absence of specific training performed in the inner parts, Renault Sport Technologies provides control over the budget and engine reliability. The main changes are motor drive system and engine management system developed by Cosworth Technologies to improve performance, despite the adoption of a regulatory limits of 33 mm turbo. The engine in the Renault Sport Mégane N4 generates a maximum power of 265hp at 4000 rpm and maximum torque of 470 Nm at 3000 rpm. To optimize the performance of special stages, the air intercooler can be sprayed with water. The exhaust system features a special catalytic converter complies with the FIA ​​and an expansion chamber.

BOX-specific version CONTEST

To ensure reliability, the gearbox is the element where there is more room for the specific preparation. The rules require an H layout and installation of the gearbox in his home of origin.

The gearbox on the Renault Megane RS N4 has a limited slip differential, limited slip (discs and pads, "ZF" type LSD). Several parameters final torque set the final gear to be adapted to the specific characteristics of each event. The specific coupling system is provided by AP Racing. The gearbox is cooled by an oil cooler.

Safety: No commitment

A priority in all phases of design and development, safety is an important part of any production and competition models developed by Renault Sport Technologies.

The Mégane Renault Sport monocoque has been reinforced and braced to provide security around both active and passive to perfection. The frame has a welded roll cage, which complies with the FIA ​​regulations, and is confirmed by calculations of static load. The cabin has all the necessary safety equipment supplied by Sabelt. Two bucket seats with Hans-compliant six-point harness and an electric automatic fire suppression system and a main switch are all included as standard in the kit of Mégane Renault Sport Racing N4.

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